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Help the economy: Start a fire.

Jonathan Thompson | Mar 28, 2013 10:30 AM

Expensive mega-fires have some economic upsides for local communities.

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Snow not falling on cedars

Marshall Swearingen | Mar 28, 2013 05:00 AM
Filed under: Wildlife , Blog Post

Forest Service helps yellow-cedar adapt to an ever-changing climate

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Randy Piper on Good news for people who love bad news

Emily Guerin | Mar 27, 2013 05:00 AM
Filed under: Climate Change , Blog Post

After 9 years of extensive study regarding the issues, impacts and opportunities presented by this unprecedented beetle kill epidemic that continues to sweep across the [...]

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Good news for people who love bad news

Emily Guerin | Mar 27, 2013 05:00 AM
Filed under: Climate Change , Blog Post

Beetle-killed trees release less CO2 than previously thought

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Deb Dedon on Much ado about mud

Sarah Gilman | Mar 26, 2013 04:00 AM
Filed under: Climate Change , Blog Post

So one extractive industry (logging) damages another (fishing). Wouldn't an alliance of environmentalists and fishermen be more effective than environmentalists alone? I often wonder if [...]

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Much ado about mud

Sarah Gilman | Mar 26, 2013 04:00 AM
Filed under: Climate Change , Blog Post

Supreme Court vindicates timber industry in logging-road runoff case

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Deb Dedon on Sovereignty and the Skywalk

Emily Guerin | Mar 25, 2013 05:00 AM
Filed under: Communities , Blog Post

Did the Hualapais not understand contract law? Maybe. Did the developer try to control the asset? Maybe. But there's no universal law, like gravity or [...]

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Sovereignty and the Skywalk

Emily Guerin | Mar 25, 2013 05:00 AM
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Hualapai Tribe runs afoul of developers and seizes tourist attractions

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Uncertain science in CA's Bay Delta

Sarah Jane Keller | Mar 21, 2013 10:40 PM
Filed under: Water , Blog Post

Science can help make tough water decisions, but it can't decide for us

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USFS vs. your ability to sue them

Emily Guerin | Mar 21, 2013 05:00 AM
Filed under: Politics , Blog Post

A Supreme Court case could set a precedent for suing over forest plans

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